“Even jain monks visited our place and persuaded her to eat something but she categorically denied. On 2.45 p.m. on Thursday she embraced the death. Her body was taken in procession like the deities were taken and was cremated”. Important Digambara Jain monks in Tamil Nadu, including Lakshmisena Swamigal of Mel Sithamur and Dhavalakeerthi Swamigal of Thirumalai were among those who attended the rituals.